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Senior Environmental Engineer

Balfour Beatty Vinci
Coleshill, Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Closing date
Apr 3, 2023

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Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for an Senior Environmental Design Engineer to join our team based in Coleshill, Coventry

What you'll be doing

As an Senior Environmental Design Engineer you'll be working alongside our Environmental team helping to deliver the biggest civils infrastructure project in the UK.

Some of the duties you will have include:

• Reports to the Lead Environmental Design Manager;

• Lead the Environmental Design along the main line sub-lots; • Supports Environmental Engineers/advisors assigned to main line Sub-Lots in their technical assurance, review, input with tools and access to technical expertise.

• Provide environmental design integration instructions to the Environmental Design Engineers to ensure all key environmental design (technical) decisions / assurances are implemented consistently across all main line Sub-Lots.

• Liaise with HS2 working groups and other MWCC design team;

• Manage the interface with EWC on environmental surveys and other input data required to progress the design (Ancient woodland clearance, Alignment Changes, Environmental Mitigations)

• Provide all necessary data to EWC design team to progress their works;

• Provide support in the overall environmental design assurance and interface with DJV & EWC;

• Provide support in the interface with HS2 Senior environmental managers;

• Provide support in the coordination of the discipline leads;

• Support the Lead Environmental Design Manager in developing the price of the environmental works.

• Manage the interface with EWC on environmental surveys and other input data required to progress the design (Ancient woodland clearance, Alignment Changes, Environmental Mitigations)

The ideal candidate for the role would have the below:

• 5-10 years' experience

• Large scale linear project experience (High speed Rail, Rail and Highway).

• Significant experience with both a consulting engineer and either a main contractor or a specialist environmental contractor.

• Experience of environmental design and mitigation

• Broad experience of all aspects of environmental design and works and impacts on 3rd Parties

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• High standard of computer literacy

• Confidence and experience to challenge designs prepared by others

Although not essential any candidate with the below would be beneficial to the role:

• Qualified Environmental specialist or a related discipline is desirable; membership of a relevant professional body is advantageous

• Holding a valid CSCS card to visit sites is desirable

Why join us?

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2. We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire.

We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

About the company

Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures; creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs.Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered many key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure

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